Assistant Professor in Computer Science

Tenure-Track Position in Computer Science

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in computer science at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2018.   

Located in beautiful Charleston, S.C., The Citadel is a fully accredited, public, comprehensive, co-educational college with a student body of 2300 undergraduate and 1000 evening and graduate students.  The Citadel has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security. The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science has 16 full-time faculty members covering the areas of mathematics, statistics, and computer science.  The department offers B.S. in computer science, M.S. in computer and information science, a graduate certificate in cybersecurity, and minors in computer programming, management information systems, and cybersecurity.  Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate courses in computer science for majors and minors and graduate-level courses in our joint Master of Science program with the College of Charleston.  A normal teaching load is nine-twelve hours per week with small class sizes.

The Citadel supports faculty scholarship and professional development.  Internal funding is available for research, development, and travel.  Salary and fringe benefits are competitive, and other benefits include convenient parking and access to the Citadel Beach House located on the Isle of Palms.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum qualifications include an earned Ph.D. in computer science and a commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service. In addition, candidates should display the core values of The Citadel: honor, duty, and respect.  Candidates from all areas of computer science are encouraged to apply, especially those with strong backgrounds in cybersecurity.

 

Additional Comments:

In addition to the online application, applicants should upload; a curriculum vita, copies of transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research plan, and at least three letters of recommendation with at least one that addresses applicant’s teaching. If you have any questions or concerns while applying at the Citadel Careers web site, please call The Citadel’s Human Resources Office at 843-953-6922.

Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Shankar M. Banik, Chair, Computer Science Search Committee, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, The Citadel, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409, phone: 843-953-5039, or email: shankar.banik@citadel.edu . Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

Applications from women and minorities are especially encouraged. The Citadel is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer actively committed to ensuring diversity in all campus employment.

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